Former Lehman Exec Joins Sidley Bankruptcy Team

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Lawyer-turned-investment-banker James P. Seery Jr. — who served as a managing director at Barclays Capital and global head of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s fixed-income loan business — has stepped back into his former role by joining the corporate reorganization and bankruptcy practice at Sidley Austin LLP.

The firm has hired Seery as a partner in the bankruptcy practice in its New York office, where he will start work next week, Sidley announced Monday.

“Jim is well-known within the inner circles of sophisticated restructuring professionals, and he...
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